SM-65 Atlas Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile System      1958-1965

Atlas Missile 33D

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   58-2204

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   33D

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   33D

Missile Acceptance Date:   9/29/1959

Missile Delivery Date:   9/30/1959

ICBM Squadron Number:   576

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   B-2

Missile Destination:    Vandenberg Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   Operational Readiness Training

Missile Launch Date:   9/29/1960

Missile Launch Payload:   High Arrow

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg AFB - B-2 Launcher

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Staging electrical disconnect plug pulled out at T+125 seconds, causing premature booster engine cut off and failure of booster section to jettison. Missile impacted 1,200 miles off target.



Atlas 33D Photo 1